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Therapeutic Moisture Lotion Medication
My daughter looks like she may have mild eczema with dry itchy skin. What lotion & bath wash can I use to help relieve the itching & add moisture?
Aveeno, (oatmeal)cerave: Aveeno oatmeal is good for bath. For lotions cerave, or by prescription epiceram, hylatopic, or eletone. Oral supplementation with flaxseed or krill oil can add essential fattys acids to decrease eczema. Also recent studies show benefit of oral vitamin d. Lastly 50 per cnet of eczema patients can improve with probiotics. ...Read more
My arms and legs get itchy and when I scratch it leaves round dark scab marks on my legs and arms I use moisture lotions for dry skin every day, but I still don't know what this is
Sounds: Sounds like you might have eczema or possibly prurigo nodularis. I would recommend you try a cerave cream to moisturize and use cerave hydrating cleanser which is very mild and tends to not dry out the skin. Also, try to avoid scratching as best as possible. If not better quickly, consult your local dermatologist who will be able to evaluate you and determine the diagnosis, and who might prescribe some topical steroid creams, anti-itch pills, or other therapy that will improve you more quickly. ...Read more
Are there any soaps, lotions or moisturizers, or certain kinds of makeup you shouldn't use while on isotrentoin? Besides ones that are drying
Only drying: The drying ones are the only ones you should avoid. ...Read more
MRSA: Where do you have the skin infection? You could wash your skin with an anti microbial soap such as dial or hibiclens and then put on any moisturizer that you like. Use a new tube or bottle of it so that the moisturizer is uncontaminated. More importantly, MRSA is not a permanent condition (eg. Like herpes) so it can be cured. Some people are carriers of MRSA in the nose which requires treatment. ...Read more
Hi doctor, can I use my moisturizer (QEI+) with my Airol 0.05% lotion. As in, can I use it as my body lotion not mixing it with Airol?
Non-comedogenic: I am glad to hear that you understand that despite acne or oil-prone skin, it is very important to moisturize daily. The key to a good moisturizer is to ensure it is non-comedogenic or non-pimple forming. Cetaphil, cerave, neutrogena and aveeno (oatmeal) all make great moisturizers that fall into this category. ...Read more
Medicated layer: Medicated creams are usually applied first, followed by moisturizers. ...Read more
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Is sunless self tan lotion ok to use after sclerotherapy for color-A natural glow moisturizer? How long is skin highly sensitive to sun after & SPF?
I have a rough red rash on the inside of my pinky only. I it's lasted about a month and feels better with lotion and moisturizer.
Can I apply body lotion/ moisturizer if I have a boil on a particular body part? The lotion will be applied on the same body part. How to do it safely
I get very dry, itchy skin in the winter. What are some good ways to alleviate it and what should I look for in a lotion or moisturizer?
Dry skin: If symptoms are really bothersome you may want to see a dermatologist, meanwhile, try some skin care techniques: as bathing with cream soap, moisturize your skin right after, no special moisturizer, any good one can do, the idea is to trap the moisture right after hydrating your skin, hydrate you body well, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, occasional antihistamine might help too, good luck ...Read more
Can I use BP and Calamine lotion on my neck at the same time? I will apply moisturizer. Is it safe to do so? My neck have acnes.
As soon as I apply any kind of moisturizer or lotion on my face, I start sweating and the lotion melts away. What do you suggest I do?
Sweating: Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) is a condition that most often affects the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, face, and underarms. Dripping-wet skin can cause embarrassment and interfere with daily activities. Treatment can be with otc meds such as sweat block and certaindri or prescription medication. ...Read more
My hands are really dry and every time I put lotion on it doesn't moisturizer also every time I put my hand under water it burns really bad.
Hand eczema.: You are describing a common phenomenon that occurs more often in winter due to the colder, drier weather and the more frequent hand washing. Lotion is not hydrating enough based on your symptoms of burning. You need a very hydrating ointment such as vaseline petroleum jelly with application of white cotton gloves over it. Apply nightly before bedtime and see a doctor if little of no improvement. ...Read more
What is recommended for sensitive skin (atopic dermatitis) for daily use after work outside (cream, lotion moisturizer, or ointment)? which brand
How can I moisturizer my labia minora? It's been dry and irritated. I only wash with warm water no soaps, I've read it was healthiest. Should I just apply regular lotion onto the labia? Thanks
Dry Skin: Wash with cerave hydrating cleanser and then use cerave cream which is thicker than a lotion. Both of theses products are over the counter. ...Read more
Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?
I was prescribed clindamycin phosphate lotion 1%. Can I use my aveeno (oatmeal) moisturizer after applying it to avoid drying=oiliness?
Bar soap or a cleanser to clean my face? And moisturizer or lotion for very dry, acne prone skin? My skin always feels dry and tight!
Good skin care: Although visiting a dermatologist to determine the cause (hormonal, skin care, topical reaction, etc) may be the best first step. A variety of skin care regimens ranging from gentle cleansers with appropriate moisturizers and exfoliation with the possible prescription of oral or topical retinoids may be a good beginning. However topical antibiotics, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, etc may help. ...Read more
I use lotion & sometimes face moisturizer. I also use oil free face cleanser. Am I doing something wrong? B/c I have back acne and pimples on my face
Lotion may clog pore:
The lotion may be clogging your pores. Try doing without the lotion and see if it makes a difference, On the other hand, it could be hormonal. May or may not apply to you, but sometimes going on or off birth control or changing pills may affect acne. Try these suggestions for starters.
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My daughter has over 130 allergies and is really sensitive to everything. What are the best lotions/moisturizers to use without a prescription?
Cocoanut oil: Virgin cocoanut oil works very well as a moisturizer. ...Read more
I think you may be: Mistaken about your "moisture allergy".Could you better describe your ailment? ...Read more
See details: It depends on the lotion. The usual skin moisturizers should not cause any issue. ...Read more
I have a very oily skin. By early afternoon my skin looks like a mirror! Oil control lotions seems fairly ineffective. Is medication my only solution?
Oily skin: Sometimes when we have oily skin, our first inclination is to wash it with cleanser more frequently. But that often serves to dry out the skin more frequently, which causes your skin to become more oily. It becomes a hard to break cycle. If you think you're getting acne from the excessive oil, it might be good to at least talk with your doc about options - it doesn't mean you have to use them. ...Read more
Several: There are several over the counter lines of products that are hypoallergenic. Try vanicream and exederm. ...Read more